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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Lab Technician-3rd Shift in Chaska, Minnesota

Our manufacturing company is seeking a team member to join our Reagent Manufacturing Team . In this role you will align, calibrate and execute test methods of varied complexity according to operational plans and customer demand . Run production line and packaging of finished goods. We’re looking for associates whom thrive in a team-oriented, goal focused environment. We operate using Daily Management principles, providing immediate guidance and feedback to our associates and focusing on daily, monthly, and quarterly objectives.

You’ll be responsible for following established operation procedures, maintaining appropriate training records for your role, sustaining a smooth flow of material and the execution of work orders to on-time completion.

Beckman Coulter, an operating company within Danaher, is a growing organization looking for associates who meet the qualifications below. Our work delivers both instruments and reagents to customers in hospital and laboratory environments, supporting patient health. We look forward to speaking with you & working to further your career.

Key Responsibilities

  • Read and understand and follow established work instructions and procedures with emphasis on quality

  • Execute the daily production plan to due date conformance and quality standards.

  • Train to Standard Operating Procedures ( SOPs ) .  Follow work order information, SOPs, and other written and verbal specifications in the manufacturing process while m aintain ing FDA requirement s

  • Able to execute filling and packaging tasks following standard operating procedures with supervision

  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise, escalating as necessary.

  • Assure compliance with FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and ISO regulatory requirements

  • Work directly and cooperatively with cross-functional team members to troubleshoot issues and ensure emphasis on quality

  • Identify and recommend quality improvements including but not limited to production methods, equipment performance, product quality and efficiencies

  • Learn and participate in the company's lean manufacturing principles

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Perform other duties and cross training as assigned

  • Train new team members on equipment operations and work procedures as needed

  • Ability to complete appropriate paperwork , maintain accurate records of production and report status of work

  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and the basic Windows operating system

    Our Leadership Competencies

    We value associates with solid decision making and priority setting skills, and who are going to thrive in a diverse environment where individual contribution and team effort are equally important. Trust, cooperation, and flexibility are key success factors, along with a focus on supporting our end customer.


    While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand for prolonged period of time to perform tasks such as general assembly and/or packaging of material.

    Using proper lifting techniques, the employee must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.


    Our facilities are a heated, air-conditioned and humidity-controlled production floor and /or clean room environment. Our buildings are modern , with employee accessible WiFi , dedicated break, quiet, and collaborative spaces, and an on-campus cafeteria. We hold several employee appreciation events throughout the year . O ur campus is located on Lake Hazeltine with walking trails between buildings . Our location is convenient to central Chaska and Chanhassen shops and restaurants, and we are a 25-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis.

    We offer full benefits for associates, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, volunteer time off, competitive 401K match, and leave of absence options including maternity, paternity and personal. Our base pay is competitive and includes an annual merit pay review, annual individual bonus potential based on individual and company performance, and on-the-spot recognition.

    EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE ( Will change by grade level / group)

  • High school degree (or equivalent degree)

  • Must have 2+ years' relevant experience

  • Experience in a regulated industry preferred (e.g. FDA, ISO).

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.